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Brilliance of the Seas Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1500 reviews
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SO SO DISAPPOINTED - Brilliance of the Seas - low-cost rip-off cruise.

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to the Eastern Mediterranean
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Yod YI
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Oct 2019
Traveled with children

If you want to pay a lot for a low-cost rip-off cruise in a dated ship and very few activities - this is the ship for you. Six 1 liter bottles of water for 39 USD?? come on.

We were on a family vacation (4 families with young kids) and booked a cruise via an agent (who was supposed to help find the right ship) on a home for the elderly cruise with cheap food, very little activities and dated design.

If it was not a multi family trip I would have just disembarked with my family on the third day and fly back home. I would have never believed i am boarding a low cost rip-off cruise where if you want to have something eatable for dinner you must pay extra.

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Port Reviews


Took a taxi to Nice.

not much to do.


had very little spare time. Spanish passport control took forever.


didn't stop there due to weather. stopped in Genoa which is an industrial port town

Florence (Livorno)

Took a taxi to see Piza , highly recommended

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Did it on our own, amazing city but 1.5 hours of drive each direction from the port


Plain boring

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